NOTICE OF POSTING
POSTING DATE: January 26, 2012
Labor Applications are accepted ongoing basis
Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.
||Public Works Department (DPW)|
||Working Supervisor/Lead Motor Equipment Repairworker/Heavy MEO|
|Civil Service Position:
||Subject to Civil Service rules and regulations|
||Teamsters Union Local 25 |
|Hours Per Week:
||40 hour workweek|
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the Master Mechanic, oversees the work of motor equipment repair workers within the vehicle maintenance division to ensure proper repair and maintenance of gasoline, and diesel-powered cars, trucks and other various types of equipment. Performs functions ranging from prioritizing duties to participating in repair and maintenance functions necessary to complete assigned tasks. May supervise a small crew of workers at a lower skill level. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Acts as the supervisor in charge in the absence of the Master Mechanic.
- Works in conjunction with the Working Supervisor/Diesel in prioritizing and planning work assignments.
- Prepares work orders, and tracks all associated labor, parts, and materials utilized.
- Assists other mechanics on work problems and teaches, instructs and helps with repairs.
- Diagnoses, installs, services and maintains the citywide fleet of vehicles/equipment (excluding public safety vehicles) including mechanical, electrical, computerized circuitry, refrigeration, ignition, transmission/transaxle, brake, fuel and exhaust.
- Diagnoses and performs extensive preventative maintenance and repairs on heavy duty diesel equipment such as John Deere, International, and similar manufacturers equipment.
- Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on light and medium duty vehicles and performs hydraulic preventative maintenance and repairs on heavy duty, diesel powered vehicles.
- Performs engine tune-ups including electronic fuel injection systems and diesel/gasoline engines, using appropriate electronic diagnostic tools, such as computerized troubleshooting equipment, oscilloscope, calibration lights etc.
- Diagnoses, removes and rebuilds gasoline and diesel engines and electronic fuel injection systems, including replacing/rebuilding worn parts.
- Replaces defective chassis parts, i.e., shocks, tie rod ends, ball joint suspensions, brake shoes, wheel bearings, etc.
- Performs repairs on radiator leaks, heater cores, air conditioning and other related components.
- Repairs/replaces transmissions, clutches, throw-out bearings, pressure plates, flywheels and heavy-duty automatic transmissions.
- Performs routine preventative maintenance including all types of fluid checks and lubrication checks.
- Maintains records of time and materials used, documents equipment condition and status, updates any changes and submits reports as required.
- Participates in training programs including continuing education courses in their field, and assists in the training of motor equipment repair workers.
- Required to work during emergency situations as determined by the commissioner of Public Works of designee.
- Performs other duties as required.
High school Diploma or GED equivalent. Two years experience in automotive mechanical work requiring heavy and light duty equipment and diagnosis and repair. One year supervisory experience. CDL Class B drivers license, Department of Public Safety Class 2B Hoisting License and possession of ASE Certifications required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: All labor positions, skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled in the Cambridge Department of Public Works require a combination of: lifting between 25-200 pounds, bending, squatting, stretching, pushing, dragging, and pulling.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Candidate will be exposed to all weather conditions and will work in a moderate to high noise level environment caused by sound of machinery or powered equipment being used. Occasional odor may occur during course of work. Complies with established safety rules and regulations.
RATE: $20.473875 - $25.807293/hour
Applicants must complete a Labor Service Application available from and return to: Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139. Labor Service Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.